A recent survey carried out by Vaisala, a world-leading measurement technology company, shows that people would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality. The survey, which included over 4 000 respondents in the US, France, Germany, and Finland, aimed to identify people’s concerns regarding indoor air during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Intensive building energy efficiency improvements can reduce emissions from energy use, improving outdoor air quality and human health, but may also affect ventilation and indoor air quality.
ASHRAE has announced a call for presentations for the 2021 Building Performance Analysis Conference to be held 22-24 September in Denver, Colorado. The theme for the conference is ‘Design and Operation for Resilient and Healthy Buildings’.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the health of our built environment, with increased attention and concern at preventing the spreading of pathogens.
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With patents recorded as far back as the early 1900s, the concept of this cooling mechanism was in fact developed in ancient times and used in Egypt and Persia by collecting and passing air over a subterranean water source.